News & Views Connection
Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin says the key to Jonesboro’s success in the future lies in how it can attract more people to not only come to the city, but decide to stay. Perrin says some of next year’s budget has specific items that will address quality of life issues, such as this example from the city’s Parks and Recreation budget. “We had four tournaments that were rained out this year and that means that $70,000 in sales tax revenue has been lost because we couldn’t hold those tournaments,...
Music & Arts Connection
JONESBORO – The band No Time Flatt will perform a concert of bluegrass music Monday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould. The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM, the 100,000-watt public broadcasting service of Arkansas State University. Formed in 2015, No Time Flatt has quickly assembled a large group of devoted fans known as “Flattheads.” Based in West Tennessee, this band released its first...
Updated at 8 a.m. ET After a 5 1/2-year trial, the former Bosnian Serb military commander blamed for orchestrating the murders of thousands of ethnic Muslims has learned his own fate. On Wednesday morning, judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague handed down a guilty verdict for one count of genocide, five counts of crimes against humanity and four counts of violations of the laws or customs of war, out of the 11 counts against 74-year-old Ratko...
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More than 150 wood pellet manufacturing mills operate across the U.S., many supplying the domestic woodstove pellet market with home heating fuel. More than a quarter are industrial pellet mills, grinding thousands of acres of forest into biomass for overseas export to electrical utilities stoking retrofitted coal-fire furnaces with "densified" wood. The largest mills, concentrated in the southeastern U.S., claim to sustainably harvest timber, from both hardwood and softwood forests. But a new mill, Highland Pellets in Pine Bluff, which harvests only fast-growing Southern softwood pine may be among the greenest. Still, the calculated ecological costs and benefits of forest biomass remain hazy.
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